Tunes quotes

  • Tell me not here, it needs not saying, What tune the enchantress plays In aftermaths of soft September Or under blanching mays, For she and I were long acquainted And I knew all her ways.
    -- A. E. Housman

    #Play #Long #Tunes

  • Sensual is being in tune with your sensual self.
    -- Aaliyah

    #Self #Sensual #Tunes

  • We're used to the characteristics of social media - participation, connection, instant gratification - and when school doesn't offer the same, it's easy to tune out.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #School #Media #Tunes

  • Meditation is not something restricted to times of formal seated meditation; it is most fundamentally an attitude of being-a resting in and as being. Once you get the feel of it, you will be able to tune into it more and more often during your daily life. Eventually, in the state of liberation, meditation will simply become your natural condition.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Attitude #Meditation #Tunes

  • I would like to sing the theme tune of a big film - something like 'Titanic.
    -- Agnetha Faltskog

    #Tunes #Film #Bigs

  • Change ain't looking for friends. Change calls the tune we all dance to.
    -- Al Swearengen


  • When you know who you truly are, you can live more freely and in tune with your karma.
    -- Alan Finger

    #Karma #Yoga #Tunes

  • Anything too far out of tune with our attitude is lost, either in the ears themselves or somewhere beyond, but it is lost.
    -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    #Attitude #Tunes #Ears

  • God is whispering in your heart, in the whole existence, just tune your ears.
    -- Amit Ray

    #Heart #Whispering #Tunes

  • I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present.
    -- Aneurin Bevan

    #Monkeys #Tunes #Complaining

  • You'll change your tune quickly enough when some banshee's sucking your soul out through your pupils.
    -- Ari Marmell

    #Soul #Tunes #Enough

  • There once was a brainy baboon, Who always breathed down a bassoon, For he said, It appears That in billions of years I shall certainly hit on a tune.
    -- Arthur Eddington

    #Years #Tunes #Baboons

  • Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to repeat once more its same old tune that has already been played innumerable times, movement by movement and measure by measure, with insignificant variations.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Men #Tunes #Variation

  • Dance music-as I keep saying, you can dance to a windshield wiper... a windshield wiper that's fairly steady gives you a beat and all you need is an out-of-tune playing 'Melancholy Baby' and you've got dance music.
    -- Artie Shaw

    #Baby #Giving #Tunes

  • INNATE is God in human beings. INNATE is good in human beings. INNATE cannot be cheated, violated, or tricked. INNATE is always waiting, ready to communicate with you, and when INNATE is in contact you are in tune with the Infinite.
    -- B. J. Palmer

    #Waiting #Tunes #Infinite

  • I like to play things that people understand, or maybe tunes that they could recognize. And so — I play for the people, just as much as for myself. Because, as I say, I still like to play.
    -- Ben Webster

    #Play #People #Tunes

  • Turn on, tune up, rock out.
    -- Billy Gibbons

    #Rocks #Tunes #Turns

  • For a person as obsessed with music as I am, I always hear a song in the back of my head, all the time, and that usually is my own tune. I've done that all my life.
    -- Bjork

    #Song #Tunes #Done

  • Close to the Edge by Yes. Such a fun tune to play on bass.
    -- Brian Acton

    #Fun #Play #Tunes

  • I do catch myself driving around singing tunes, but I don't know if it's necessarily show tunes.
    -- Bryan Clay

    #Singing #Tunes #Driving

  • You might measure your approach to a horse the same way as your approach to people because there are going to be some horses, like some people, who might be inclined to tune you out.
    -- Buck Brannaman

    #Horse #People #Tunes

  • There are a lot of mindless moments in my tunes.
    -- Calvin Harris

    #Tunes #Moments #Mindless

  • The lips know only shallow tunes
    -- Calvin Miller

    #Tunes #Lips #Shallow

  • My own tastes happen to be in tune with what the public wants. I think that's the reason my batting average is so high, not because I've discovered some brilliant formula.
    -- Cameron Mackintosh

    #Thinking #Average #Tunes

  • I do play the guitar, and I can sing, but just enough to carry a tune.
    -- Cameron Monaghan

    #Guitar #Play #Tunes

  • In the phusical sense, 'playing a fret less instrument in tune' is an impossibility. Hence what we call 'playing in tune' is no more than an extremely rapid skilfully carried out improvement of the originally inexactly located pitch.
    -- Carl Flesch

    #Music #Tunes #Improvement

  • A woman who rides a motorcycle is in tune with the universe, a candidate for high adventure.
    -- Celestine Sibley

    #Adventure #Motorcycle #Tunes

  • I even think that, sentimentally, I am disposed to harmony. But organically I am incapable of a tune.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #Music #Thinking #Tunes

  • I learned to tune a guitar by ear. That method has served me pretty well.
    -- Charley Pride

    #Guitar #Tunes #Ears

  • When we first started playing we did a lot of rehearsing. We used to write out everything. In fact, that's the way everybody rehearses: we play the tunes and improvise.
    -- Charlie Haden

    #Writing #Play #Tunes

  • It took me 20 years to learn I couldn't tune too well.  And by that time I was too rich to care.
    -- Chet Atkins

    #Years #Care #Tunes

  • The spirit of advaita is not to keep away from anything, but to keep in tune with everything
    -- Chinmayananda Saraswati

    #Tunes #Spirit

  • Buddy Holly was the geekiest looking guy in the world, but he had some really rockin tunes.
    -- Chris Cheney

    #Guy #Hollies #Tunes

  • Here is their plan. Whistle a happy tune while driving us off a fiscal cliff as long as they are behind the wheel of power when we fall.
    -- Chris Christie

    #Fall #Long #Tunes

  • I get to hang out with Billy Bob Thornton at his house. We hang out over there every time we're in L.A., because he doesn't go out. We'll hang and he'll play us some of his tunes. It's pretty awesome.
    -- Chris Daughtry

    #Play #House #Tunes

  • You can tell I have kids right? Just so I don't break out into a Barney tune here in three minutes.
    -- Chris Spielman

    #Kids #Tunes #Three

  • All week Senate will be on the Stimulus/Porkulus Bill. Tune in C SPAN
    -- Chuck Grassley

    #Tunes #Bills #Week

  • The best tunes are songs with a face. You recognize them. You know them. It’s like a person. They have a face that’s outstanding. Other songs don’t have a face. You just hear them, that’s all. The really good ones are few and far between.
    -- Cindy Walker

    #Song #Tunes #Faces

  • Sung to the tune of O Christmas Tree O woe is me, O woe is me, I used to have a hamster tree, But it was eaten by a newt, And now I have no cuddly fruit, O woe is me, O woe is me, I used to have a hamster tree!
    -- Clive Barker

    #Tree #Tunes #Woe

  • It's a very dangerous state. You are inclined to recklessness and kind of tune out the rest of your life and everything that's been important to you. It's actually not all that pleasurable. I don't know who the hell wants to get in a situation where you can't bear an hour without somebody's company.
    -- Colin Firth

    #Best Love #Important #Tunes

  • Most people remember me for a couple of tunes.
    -- Colin Hay

    #Couple #People #Tunes

  • I started getting more in tune with who I am by doing roles or even just being around people.
    -- Common

    #Who I Am #People #Tunes

  • I, of course, wanted to play real jazz. When we played pop tunes, and naturally we had to, I wanted those pops to kick! Not loud and fast, understand, but smoothly and with a definite punch.
    -- Count Basie

    #Real #Play #Tunes

  • Most British people are keen to remain in a European free trade zone; and most EU states are keen to keep us there, because we buy from them more than we sell to them to the tune of £40 million per day.
    -- Daniel Hannan

    #People #Tunes #States

  • Every time there's a cut in the action, we joke and dance around, there's show tunes and fart noises.
    -- Darby Stanchfield

    #Cutting #Tunes #Noise

  • I like old cars, old watches, anything with a vintage, antique kind of a feel to it. I'm just more in tune with that than anything else.
    -- David Boreanaz

    #Vintage #Car #Tunes

  • It would be positively boring if minds were in tune.
    -- David Bowie

    #Mind #Tunes #Would Be

  • If, for example, a conspiratorially minded elite is so powerful, has at its fingertips such multiple and delicate instruments with which to fine-tune accumulation, then how can the periodic headlong slides into crisis be explained?
    -- David Harvey

    #Powerful #Tunes #Example

  • And I'm moved, it's so beautiful. Not what I wrote, but to have it given back like this. To have her remember the words and the tune. To hear it in her voice.
    -- David Levithan

    #Beautiful #Voice #Tunes

  • If we were in tune and communing with God every moment, where would be the need to pray or ask for anything?
    -- Daya Mata

    #Love #Tunes #Would Be

  • The body is held together by sound. The presence of disease indicates that some sounds have gone out of tune.
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Together #Sound #Tunes

  • When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind of insight as to it's composition.
    -- Dexter Gordon

    #Music #Tunes #Kind

  • When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind of insight as to it's composition. If you don't understand what it's about, you're depriving yourself of being really able to communicate this poem.
    -- Dexter Gordon

    #Being Real #Tunes #Able

  • Halloween festivities included an epic scavenger hunt & lots of Looney Tunes.
    -- Dianna Agron

    #Halloween #Epic #Tunes

  • Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down.
    -- Dimebag Darrell

    #The End Of The Day #Tunes #Chill

  • I'm so happy, I think I'll dress up like J. Edgar Hoover and sing show tunes.
    -- Don Imus

    #Thinking #Tunes #Dresses

  • Nearly every night before I go to bed I ask myself, "Have I vibrated in tune with the Infinite today, or have I failed?
    -- Don Marquis

    #Night #Bed #Tunes

  • An aware person is in tune with all the powers of God and makes them his or her own.
    -- Donald Curtis

    #Tunes #Awareness #Power Of God

  • The more you write tunes, the better they will become. The more you do gigs, the better you will become.
    -- Ed Sheeran

    #Writing #Tunes #Gigs

  • The music on the radio is fine, it's just not my type of music. You don't play an instrument, and you don't need to be able to sing. You just need to be able to make a beat and use auto-tune. It's crazy!
    -- Elizabeth Gillies

    #Crazy #Play #Tunes

  • You have to give the electorate a tune they can whistle.
    -- Enoch Powell

    #Giving #Tunes #Politics

  • While many people are trying to be in tune with infinite, what they really are is in tune with the indefinite.
    -- Eric Butterworth

    #People #Trying #Tunes

  • Faith simply tunes into and turns on the divine flow that has always been present.
    -- Eric Butterworth

    #Faith #Tunes #Flow

  • Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own.
    -- Erica Jong

    #Dance #Tunes #Wonderful

  • Thats been hard being away from the family, because Washington can be lonely. When you tune out of all the activity, thats like, youre alone.
    -- Erik Paulsen

    #Lonely #Tunes #Like You

  • The comic is today's western, so many movies, and I think that if actors want to optimize their longevity, it's important for them to meet the fans because those fans are so loyal and will show up at any movie or tune in to any television show they're on.
    -- Erin Gray

    #Thinking #Important #Tunes

  • This is an album of songs that I've always loved, tunes that I heard. For the first time in 53 years of recording, I really had control over an entire album, start to finish.
    -- Etta James

    #Song #Years #Tunes

  • David Cameron's message of change, optimism and hope is in tune with what Britain wants today
    -- Francis Maude

    #Optimism #Tunes #Want

  • When I write, it is always the melody that comes first, and it just happens to be the case that the most beautiful tunes are sad, and the lyrics follow the mood of the melody.
    -- Francoise Hardy

    #Beautiful #Writing #Tunes

  • Chess problems are the hymn-tunes of mathematics.
    -- G. H. Hardy

    #Hymns #Tunes #Chess

  • When we tune in to an especially human way of viewing the landscape powerfully, it resonates with an audience
    -- Galen

    #Tunes #Landscape #Way

  • The one way to discover about aliens is to tune your radio telescope and listen to the signals.
    -- Garik Israelian

    #Tunes #Telescopes #Radio

  • What I have found is that my fan base will follow me to whatever I'm doing. They gave me a big tune-in for Hallmark. They were just happy to see me working again, and my job is not to disappoint them, not to cheat them.
    -- Genie Francis

    #Jobs #Tunes #Fans

  • He [Thelonious Monk] played each note as though astonished by the previous one, as though every touch of his fingers on the keyboard was correcting an error and this touch in turn became an error to be corrected and so the tune never quite ended up the way it was meant to.
    -- Geoff Dyer

    #Errors #Tunes #Never Quit

  • The publisher is a middleman, he calls the tune to which the whole rest of the trade dances; and he does so because he pays the piper.
    -- Geoffrey Faber

    #Tunes #Doe #Pay

  • Anybody who tunes into Rush Limabaugh already knows what he's going to say and is already inclined to agree. So it winds up creating tribes.
    -- George A. Romero

    #Wind #Creating #Tunes

  • Feed the musician, and he's out of tune.
    -- George Crabbe

    #Musician #Tunes

  • If you know you're going to be outside, you have to be a little bit more in tune, so that you don't get distracted by what's going on and focus better.
    -- George Dzundza

    #Focus #Tunes #Littles

  • In the concert of nature it is hard to keep in tune with oneself if one is out of tune with everything else
    -- George Santayana

    #Tunes #Concerts #Oneself

  • I think we're tremendously different than the series, if they were to tune in to the series after seeing the movie they might be disappointed. That there was, you know, that they might have some kind of adverse reaction.
    -- Gillian Anderson

    #Thinking #Tunes #Different

  • Sometimes I'll have sections that I'm not quite sure how they fit in the puzzle of a tune, they'll get moved around; what I think was originally a verse ends up becoming the chorus, or what's an intro gets dropped as a hook, things get shifted around a lot.
    -- Gotye

    #Thinking #Tunes #Hook

  • The tune was too ingrained for Mortenson to consider the novelty of this moment- an American, lost in Pakistan, singing a German hymn in Swahili.
    -- Greg Mortenson

    #Hymns #Singing #Tunes

  • Magne Furuholmen is a very dear friend of mine. A-ha are a classic pop band and they've got some brilliant songs. I'd say 'The Living Daylights' was one of my favourite Bond tunes: regardless of it being a Bond song, it stands alone as a great piece of music.
    -- Guy Berryman

    #Song #Tunes #Band

  • This is a fantasy fiddle tune. The part you fantasize is the fiddle.
    -- Guy Clark

    #Tunes #Fantasy #Performing

  • There are few times that I feel more at peace, more in tune, more Zen, if you will, than when I force myself to unplug.
    -- Harlan Coben

    #Tunes #Force #Feels

  • The person who is in tune with the Universe becomes like a radio receiver, through which the voice of the Universe is transmitted.
    -- Hazrat Inayat Khan

    #Voice #Tunes #Radio

  • It takes intentional effort to tune out every voice except God's.
    -- Henry Blackaby

    #Voice #Effort #Tunes

  • Prayer is The world in tune, A spirit-voyce, And vocall joyes, Whose Eccho is heaven's blisse.
    -- Henry Vaughan

    #Prayer #Heaven #Tunes

  • We tune because you care.
    -- Herb Pedersen

    #Tunes #Care #Performing

  • As never before does the keeping of our economic machine in tune depend upon wise policies in the administrative side of the government.
    -- Herbert

    #Wise #Government #Tunes

  • But the tune ends too soon for us all
    -- Ian Anderson

    #Life #Tunes #Ends

  • Harpists spend 90 percent of their lives tuning their harps and 10 percent playing out of tune.
    -- Igor Stravinsky

    #Tunes #Tuning #Harps

  • I was going through some emotional turmoil. You can tell by the tunes on the album that I was going through a break-up of my marriage. It was the only way I could express myself.
    -- Isaac Hayes

    #Emotional #Tunes #Albums

  • Women should not have to adopt masculine traits in order to succeed. You should be able to stay as a woman, and in tune with your femininity, and still be equal.
    -- Isla Fisher

    #Order #Tunes #Able

  • I am spoken to not in words, which come to me quaint and veiled, but in signs, in conformations of face and hands, in postures of shoulders and feet, in nuances of tune and tone, in gaps and absences whose grammar has never been recorded.
    -- J. M. Coetzee

    #Hands #Feet #Tunes

  • I'm a terrible drummer. I can tune 'em pretty good, but I'm a pretty bad drummer.
    -- J. Robbins

    #Tunes #Ems #Drummer

  • When you've heard one bagpipe tune, you've heard them both.
    -- Jack Finney

    #Tunes #Bagpipes #Heard

  • The harp sounds at each passing breeze, but that does not mean the tune is masterfully played.
    -- Jacqueline Carey

    #Mean #Sound #Tunes

  • The shadow of my mother danced around the room to a tune that my own shadow sang.
    -- Jamaica Kincaid

    #Mother #Shadow #Tunes

  • You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
    -- James Agee

    #Time #Preparation #Tunes